College of Medicine Pipeline Programs

The College of Medicine Diversity Affairs offers programs and initiatives to support minority students interested in pursuing a career in medicine. 

The hard work and efforts of the COM Group on Diversity Affairs, Diversity Committee, Office of Admissions and the Office of Graduate Medical Education has led to an increase in underrepresented in medicine students, residents and faculty. Underrepresented in medicine individuals in the College of Medicine currently represent 20% of the student body.

Our different pipeline programs are as follows:

Please see each program's individual page for more information. 

The MUSC chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) participates in the health care education of the minority populations in Charleston, SC through sponsoring local health fairs, bone marrow drives, sickle cell testing, and a large number of other community service activities. Students work closely with their advisors to develop seminars for educational enrichment, board review, residency applications, etc. SNMA informs minority high school and college students, of the many opportunities available to them in the health care profession. For more information on our upcoming conference on January 11, 2020, please click here.